- The Netherlands can remain a leading player in earth science research20-05-2011
- Climate and water, natural disasters, energy, and shortages (of minerals, space and biological resources): these are the themes that will require a comprehensive approach from Dutch earth scientists in the coming period. In a recent report , the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences [KNAW] argued for a strengthening of the national knowledge infrastructure for the earth sciences.
- New Academy Board and members at Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences17-05-2011
- A new Board will be taking office at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) on 1 June 2011. Robbert Dijkgraaf will continue as President and Chairman of the Board. The names of the new members of the Academy have also been announced; they will be officially installed on Monday 26 September.
- 2011 Casimir-Ziegler Research Grants for Cecília Salgado and Matthias Kortmann01-04-2011
- The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Science and Arts have awarded the Hendrik Casimir-Karl Ziegler Research Grants for 2011 to Cecília Salgado and Matthias Kortmann.
- Academy promotes open access to research data09-03-2011
- The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) adheres to the principle that the results of publicly financed research should be freely accessible. It recently decided how it will achieve open access and digital sustainability in its own organisation.
- François Héran and Willem Frijhoff Awarded Descartes-Huygens Prize 08-03-2011
- François Héran and Willem Frijhoff will receive the Descartes-Huygens Prize on Monday 11 April 2011 for their outstanding research and contribution to Franco-Dutch relations. The prize, EUR 23,000, is intended to cover the cost of a visiting researcher?s residence in the Netherlands and France.
- Royal Decoration for Frans Willekens08-03-2011
- Prof. F.J.C. Willekens received a Royal Decoration on 4 March 2011 from Mayor Rehwinkel of the municipality of Groningen. The ceremony took place in the Martinikerk during a farewell symposium in honour of his retirement.
- Outstanding Chinese Students to conduct Phd research in the Netherlands22-02-2011
- Twenty-six talented Chinese students travelled to the Netherlands in late February to pay a personal visit to Dutch research institutions that have openings for PhD candidates.
- e-Humanities programme gets started03-02-2011
- With its e-Humanities programme, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) aims to increase understanding of the possibilities opened up by information technology for the humanities and social sciences and to bring together researchers in that field.
- "Understanding Life": top scientists respond to urgent call for action to realize breakthrough in cancer research14-01-2011
- A unique gathering of 80 top scientists from all over the world addressed the urgent need to deal with the ever increasing gap between the rapidly growing number of cancer patients, and the development of effective treatment.
- Welcome to the Academy's revamped website13-01-2011
- Our new website adds an extra dimension to the Academy's status as the 'forum, conscience and voice of the arts and sciences in the Netherlands' and its three core roles: learned society, organisation of research institutes, and advisory body.
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